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Amrap's AirIt :: Reggae/Dub :: General Airplay

General Airplay

Reggae, Ska & Dub tunes good for airplay anytime of the day to be enjoyed by all ages. Mix these tracks with your tried and true collection to showcase fresh new Australian music.

Tracks

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Green Hand Band - Common Welfare     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous 14/01/2015
Poverty, racism and inequality are cornerstone concepts Redfern-based reggae fusion group Green Hand Band aims to break down barriers about.
Green Hand Band asks people to look at each other and treat everyone equally. Possibly a song asks everyone to look at each other and treating each other equally, it’s a collective consciousness.

Other tracks by Green Hand Band:  Social Revolution  -  Loveolution
Chuparosa - We Ain't Done Yet     Reggae/Dub, Funk, Ska, Roots 19/12/2014
From the beautiful South Coast of NSW emerges an ever expanding conglomerate of reggae, groove, dub, ska, dubstep, upbeat funk, party madness...
We Ain’t Done Yet - a groove ladened crowd pleaser

We Ain't is a exuberant statement by the band about all the fun that we have doing what we do and the brotherhood that comes from that, the band loves playing live and getting people onto the dance floor.

ON TOUR:
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Other tracks by Chuparosa:  Clashin'  -  Follow The Sunshine
The Escalators - Hide and Seek     Reggae/Dub 19/12/2014
More grooves than a record store.The Escalators tip their fedoras to the sophistication of Swing, grooves of Detroit, the rhythmic pulse of Jamaica, & the funk of New Orleans.
A swinging reggae pulse carries this catchy tune along. The childish innocence of the title underscores the theme: grown-ups in love who are holding something back in their relationship.

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Other tracks by The Escalators:  My Favourite Things  -  The Girl From Ipanema
Chris Shermer - Don't Take It Easy     Blues/Roots, Acoustic, Reggae, Pop 12/12/2014
Aussie expat Chris Shermer spends much of his time these days touring his special brand of percussive finger-style acoustic guitar playing across Europe
a groovy reggae / roots track with a cool summer feel

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Centre & The South - Feel That Flow     Reggae/Dub, Roots, Pop 11/12/2014
From roots beginnings the band have evolved to a predominantly reggae sound with elements of soul and rock.
The positive, relaxing and happy vibes that exudes exponentially from Centre and The South are ridiculously infectious. They have penned a song that is all about spreading love, peace and overall good vibes, that has captured the dynamic delight that is the spirit of Centre & The South.

Dali and The Paperband - Heartless     Reggae/Dub 11/12/2014
The Hobart based trio capture audiences with intriguing originals and improvisations. Drawing influence from Dave Matthews, John Mayer and Keziah Jones, the band integrate Indi, Funk, Dance and more.
A syncopated rhythmic tune with some powerful vocals from Dali Shroj, best known for his reggae and roots work, now heading into different territory with this track but still keeping an organic feel.

Franke G Ft. Matt Knight - Once There Was     Reggae/Dub 21/11/2014
Franke G Ft. Matt Knight on the Sounds of the Wheatbelt compilation.
This song is about the life journey of teenager into an adult and the difficulties faced from an outside perspective

Sonny Rolfe - Hey Boy     Rock, Rockabilly 18/11/2014
Songwriter, arranger who records, produces and distributes his own label, with a bundle of Awards in Country, Folk, Blues and Rock.
A happy song about the obvious expression of love on a young man's face . .

Other tracks by Sonny Rolfe:  It Ain't Mine  -  One Small Kiss
Strange Tenants - I Don't Want To Fight Your War     Reggae/Dub, Ska, Soul 05/09/2014
Strange Tenants were the pre-eminent Australian SKA band of the 1980s, and toured with U2, Style Council, Paul Weller & UB40.
The album also features a new fiercely anti-war anthem, I Don’t Want To Fight Your War, an upbeat full on power-ska number. Referencing the folly/tragedy of the West’s invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, the song defiantly proclaims: “I don’t want to fight no more”.

Other tracks by Strange Tenants:  Grey Skies (Over Collingwood)
WildWater - Rrawa     Reggae/Dub, Ska 22/08/2014
WildWater fuse reggae, dub, dancehall, rock and groove.
Rrawa means 'home' and describes life in Maningrida, in Arnhem Land. GIves a look at missing the home and while living in the big city.

Other tracks by WildWater:  Blythe River  -  Walk Again
The Chosen Ones - Searching     Reggae/Dub, Roots, RnB, Dub 21/07/2014
We are 'The Chosen Ones', a 4 piece Reggae Music group of individuals put on this earth to make a difference.
Love is the only riches you ever need.

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Other tracks by The Chosen Ones:  Mr President  -  I'm Coming Home
Jakubi - Couch Potato     Funk/Soul, Reggae, Hip Hop 27/06/2014
Very catchy reggae inspired guitar to clever synth and hip hop sounding drum fills, Jakubi makes sure the listener understands exactly what's to happen next; you're about to start dancing.
Jakubi's unique flavour is made up of an irresistible combination of jangle guitars, hip hop beats and sailing synth rhythms. From melding the sounds of a talk box one minute, to reggae-inspired guitar the next.

Billard Boys - Nyul Nyul People     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous 19/06/2014
Billard Boys recorded at the Keep Culture Fest, Beagle Bay 2013.
This band hails from Beagle Bay community and this song is about the traditional people of the area. Billard is also the traditional name for Beagle Bay.

Other tracks by Billard Boys:  Ngarinyin People  -  Billard Boys
Oz Island - Perfect Love     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous 19/06/2014
Oz Island recorded at the Nguyuru Waaringarrem Music Festival, Halls Creek, 2013.
A smooth track with smooth songwriting. This is about giving all of your heart to someone and experiencing that “Perfect Love”

Other tracks by Oz Island:  Better Life  -  Party
Walkabout Boys - You Are The One     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous 19/06/2014
Walkabout Boys recorded at the Nguyuru Waaringarrem Music Festival, Halls Creek, 2013.
A great original track by this great band. The crowd roared when this band walked on stage. Yabu Band love playing the cover of this song.

Other tracks by Walkabout Boys:  Dancing  -  Cruising Down The Highway
Cliffside Reggae - Desert Warriors     Reggae/Dub, Australian Indigenous 18/06/2014
Cliffside Reggae recorded at the Nguyuru Waaringarrem Music Festival, Halls Creek, 2013.
A great track with a message of empowerment for all Indigenous people.

Other tracks by Cliffside Reggae:  Come Back Home To Balgo
Mary G - Pardon My Passion     Indigenous, Folk, Blues, Reggae 18/06/2014
Mary G recorded at the Nguyuru Waaringarrem Music Festival, Halls Creek, 2013.
This song was sung by the famous “Black Queen of the Kimberley”, who also emceed the event. The song featured in the 2009 Indigenous film, Stone Bros and one its actor’s, Sherina Clayton, was a guest speaker at the event.

Other tracks by Mary G:  Redemtion Song
Diana May Clark - Blueprint (Love Unending)     Rock, Pop, World 12/06/2014
Melbourne singer-songwriter Diana May Clark blends influences of Beatles rock/pop with her love of Brazilian music into a new mix of Alt-pop that is unique and instantly charming.
Diana May Clark's 2nd single Blueprint (Love Unending) from the full original album due for a Spring release. Produced by Greg Arnold (Things of Stone and Wood) Diana's song combines elements of rock/pop with Brazilian maracatu groove, playful lyrics about missing her lover while away on tour. A Melbourne/Nashville production.

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Other tracks by Diana May Clark:  Batucada Bonde (Tram Song)
The Willow Seed - Whatever May Come     Blues/Roots, Reggae, Roots 11/06/2014
The Willow Seed are Brisbane five piece folk/roots band, playing to the soulful tunes of singer-songwriter, Catherine Stevens.
Whatever May Come is a fusion of styles. Its starts off quiet and reflective with vocals, guitar and keys and then builds to a reggae chorus with a pumping rhythm section. The lyrics are uplifting and the arrangement sleek and groovy.

Radical Son - Human Behaviour     Funk/Soul, Australian Indigenous, RnB 30/05/2014
Radical Son’s mesmerizing voice seduces the soul and punches the heart. Forthcoming album Cause & Affect will deliver to Australia its first big black soul man with a capital M.
Human Behaviour boasts a roots/dub reggae feel & a solid bass groove. Verses are stark with a focus on lyrics, thus affording space for a catchy chorus to open up with multiple vocal harmonies creating a wonderful & powerful musical statement. Lovers of classic reggae roots will dig this track.


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Other tracks by Radical Son:  One Dream  -  Highest of Love